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Jasmine Noel An



Fields of Interest:

  • Asian American Literature
  • Southeast Asian Diasporic Literature
  • Poetry & Poetics
  • Queer of Color Critique
  • Thai Studies


  • PhD: 2023, University of Michigan, USA
  • BA: 2015, Kalamazoo College, USA


Jasmine An is a Chinese American poet and scholar specializing in Asian American Literature who earned her PhD in English and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Michigan in 2023. Her research traces the aesthetic strategies of contemporary, Southeast Asian, diasporic poets who deform bureaucratic paperwork through their poetry as a critique of the US empire in Southeast Asia. Before to coming to Fulbright, she was a visiting researcher at the Integrative Center for Humanities Innovation at Chiang Mai University in Northern Thailand.

In addition to her scholarly work, Jasmine has published two chapbooks of poetry: Naming the No-Name Woman (Winner of the 2015 Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize) and Monkey Was Here (Porkbelly Press 2020). Her creative work can be found online in journals such as Poetry Northwest, Waxwing, and Guesthouse, among others, or at She also serves as an editor for Agape Editions, a micro-press that publishes contemporary poetry, fiction, and non-fiction.

As a poet-scholar, Jasmine’s academic work of taking poetry seriously as a mode of theorizing is part of her enduring commitment to poets as knowledge creators and a way of honoring the contemporary poetry communities through which she learned to encounter the world.

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